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Empowering you to make
positive changes in your life


Thank you for visiting my web page! I appreciate that it takes courage to make the decision to attend therapy. Life can present us with different challenges which can leave us feeling lost, frustrated, overwhelmed and unsure of where to turn. I will provide you with a safe, confidential, non-judgemental space where you will gain a clearer understanding of what you are going through.

“With my support, you will be empowered to make positive changes in your life."
-Sarah McDermott

My Specialities

Narcissistic Abuse treatment with Sarah McDermott at SMD Therapy

Narcissistic Abuse

Experiencing a narcissistic relationship can be frustrating, exhausting, emotionally draining and can have a serious impact on your mental health.

Women's Health and wellbeing treatment with Sarah McDermott at SMD Therapy

Women's Health
& Wellbeing

There are many common conditions related to women's general health that can be distressing and interfere with your mental and emotional wellbeing.

Grief and loss treatment with Sarah McDermott at SMD Therapy

Grief & Loss

Grief is a profoundly individual experience that we all encounter in our lifetime. Our experiences of grief and loss take many shapes and forms.

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Hi, I'm Sarah!

I am a Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapist, which means that I draw on various techniques from different psychotherapy models depending on the unique needs and circumstances of each client.


I view each client as a unique being with endless potential and I believe that under appropriate conditions, everyone has the capability to become the best version of themselves. I actively encourage my client's autonomy within the therapeutic process and I believe that collaborating with my clients is a key component in achieving a positive outcome. I provide a professional, safe and confidential space where you will be supported in working through your emotions and the life challenges that you are facing.

More about my practice

What I treat

  • Abuse

  • Anxiety

  • Childhood Related Issues

  • Depression

  • Panic

  • Self Esteem

  • Stress Management

  • Work Related Issues

How I treat

  • Integrative

  • Humanistic

  • CBT

  • ACT

  • Solution focused

  • Psychodynamics

Who I treat

  • Adults​

  • Couples

"I came to see Sarah, a very different version of myself. I felt lost and so vulnerable, I didn't recognise myself anymore. My sessions with Sarah, provided me with the tools and understanding I needed to start the long journey of returning to myself again. Sarah was my supporter, encourager, and teacher. She helped me understand why things were so, and then helped me to find myself again. She has a friendly, gentle and empathetic nature that I found also really helped throughout my sessions. I am still on my road to full recovery but I have made great progress, without the help of Sarah I would be not be so far down that road as I am today. Her sessions provided me with the help and encouragement I needed to take each little step at a time whilst dealing with the issues at hand. I feel truly blessed to have had her sent to me to help me in my road to recovery..... I couldn't have asked for better."

- Susan

Let's work together.

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